Beverly Jean Schock Pipe
'97' Elder member of the Order passed away April 25 2018
Beverly Jean Schock Pipe Naples, FL Beverly Jean Schock Pipe, age ninety-seven passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 25, 2018. Beverly was born in 1920 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to the late David Elmer and Ada Helena Scohy Schock. Her Grandparents were the late Elmer Ellsworth and Albertine Schock who owned Kennet's Castle in Festus, Missouri where Beverly spent many summers with her cousins. She attended grade school in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. In 1930, the family moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma where she later graduated from Monte Cassino Catholic High School. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. In January of 2014, she received her seventy-five-year Theta Pin.
Beverly met her husband, Frank Emerson Pipe in Evansville, Indiana and they were married there June 18, 1941. After World War ll, they moved to St. Louis where they raised three daughters: Linda Jean Landers (Jim) of Phoenix, Arizona, Nanette Moore, deceased, of St. Louis and Bo (Kevin) Maher Sr. of St. Louis.
Beverly was active in volunteer work for years at the girls' schools and at St. John's Hospital. She enjoyed her Investment Club, Dance Club, Spirit of St. Louis Club, Naples Nifties, travel and entertaining. She was known for her sharp mind, her optimistic attitude and her eloquent manners. At age ninety, she learned to play Mah Jongg and loved it along with her bridge group and her book club.
She was an active member in numerous Hereditary Societies including: The Daughters of The American Revolution, The National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Jamestowne Society, The First Families of Maryland, The Baronial Order of The Magna Charta, The Military Order of The Crusades, The Order of the Crown of Charlemagne and The Order of The Merovingian Dynasty. She was a true Patriot of The United States of America.
She is further survived by six Grandchildren and nine Great Grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass was celebrated at The Church of Our Lady of the Pillar on April 27, 2018 with entombment at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions to any of the above Hereditary Societies, Siteman Cancer Center, St. Louis Children's Hospital or The Church of Our Lady of the Pillar Building Fund.